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Lobelia glandulosa (Glade lobelia)
Smith, R.W.

Lobelia glandulosa

Lobelia glandulosa Walter

Glade Lobelia

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A slender-stemmed perennial, 1 1/2-5 ft. tall, with firm, linear to narrowly lance-shaped leaves. Blue, 5-cleft, short-tubed flowers occur in loose, bracted racemes. Each flower has a white eye and a hairy lower lip.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , FL , GA , MD , MS , NC , SC , VA
Native Distribution: Coastal plain & piedmont from FL to s.e. VA
Native Habitat: Wet pinelands; swamps

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Wet, slightly acid, soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available


Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lobelia glandulosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lobelia glandulosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lobelia glandulosa


Record Modified: 2017-08-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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